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Exaltation of the Holy Cross

Today is the feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross. According to American Catholic, early in the fourth century St. Helena, mother of the Roman Emperor Constantine, went...

Chocolate Dipped Madelines

These rich and buttery Madeline cookies have a unique orange flavor and are dipped in chocolate. Perfect for Saint Mary Magdalene’s feast day.

Rice Pudding

Today is the feast of St. Thomas. Little is known about this Apostle. He is best known for his expression of utter disbelief when Jesus died. Thus giving rise...

An Ascension Picnic

The commemoration of Jesus ascension into heaven is today. There is a tradition in some areas to have a picnic. Here in Virginia the weather is warm and is...

Easter Menu

My household like so many, generally serves a ham during any holiday. I am not a big fan of cloves so I like to braise my ham in wine...